Research the legal standards for day care licensing in Massachusetts. Criteria might include size of the facility, physical condition of the facility, passing fire and safety inspection, number of toys available, caretaker-child ratio, provisions for illness, meals provided, and training or education of staff. Imagine that you are attempting to open your own day care or you are in the process of choosing from several different day cares.

How do the minimum standards for licensing compare with the necessary standards for good intellectual and emotional development presented in the text?